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a moment. >>> also from london, kate middleton, the duchess of cambridge, is hospitalized there, for a second day. doctors are keeping a close eye on the 30-year-old future queen of england, whose pregnancy was announced just yesterday. >> now, kate is suffering from a rare and severe form of morning sickness. the palace says she is expected to stay in the hospital for several days and will need a period of rest when she's released. we'll have more from london on the royal baby news a little later. >>> also this morning, the situation in syria is growing increasingly dangerous. new intelligence reports show that syria's government may be preparing chemical and biological weapons for use against the rebels in that country. senior officials tell abc news there are contingency plans for military action by the u.s., if those weapons become a threat. >>> and back here at home, president obama meets with the nation's governors today on urgent talks to avoid that fiscal cliff. republicans and democrats in congress appeared no closer to a compromise. here's abc's tahman bradley. >> repo
to a royal sighting. just two days after kate middleton was released from the hospital prince william made a splashy public appearance. meanwhile the family of the nurse who took her life after being fooled by a radio sprank speaking out. jefferey kofman is in london wih the latest. >>> this is now a police investigation. an inquest begins tomorrow. while the duke and duchess of cam cambridge struggle the balance of being new parents with the struggle of the nurse. >> prince william went solo last night at a charity ball. the conversation he quipped about kate's illness. i don't know why they call it morning sickness. they should call it all day and all night sickness. he did not talk about the tragic death and apparent suicide of the nurse who fell for the hoax called. they issued a statement. on facebook, her daughter wrote this weekend simply -- i miss you. i love you. sa dane ya worked as a nurse at king edward vii hospital for four years. her family lives in bristol. with no receptionist overnight, she answered the prank call and put it through. >> hello, there. can i speak to my gran
to breaking news from london. a member of the staff at kate middleton's hospital two was one of the voices we heard on the prank phone call from two australian deejays was found dead this morning. british police confirming the woman found was the voice on the prank phone call. abc's lama hasan has the latest. >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. breaking news coming to us. one of the nurses at the hospital where kate was being treated has been found dead. this is coming from scotland yard. they released a statement saying she had died in a suspected suicide two days after, of course, being duped by the two australian deejays impersonating the queen and prince charles. it was, as you said, one of the voices, whether it was the receptionist or the nurse, it was one of them. her body was found unconscious, close to the hospital. the emergency services were called. two ambulances were dispatched to the scene. but, of course, they couldn't revive her. >> at this point, you said suspected suicide. is that pretty much confirmed or is there a chance this could be foul play? >> reporter: i think scot
who was duped by australian disc jockeys into believing the queen of england was on the phone for kate middleton, has been found dead, under mysterious circumstances. and no less than scotland yard is on the case. abc's lama hasan has the details. >> reporter: for a week, king edward vii hospital has been at the center of a white hot media glare. and one day after duchess kate checked out, tragedy. >> it is with deep sadness that i can confirm the tragic death of a member of our nursing staff, jacintha saldanha. >> reporter: it was saldanha who answered the phone on tuesday, when two australian djs impersonating the queen and prince charles, asked to speak with kate. >> hello, good morning, king edward vii hospital. >> oh, hello there, could i please speak to kate please, my granddaughter? >> oh yes, just hold on, ma'am. >> thank you. >> reporter: saldanha put them straight through to kate's private nurse, who unwittingly divulged details about her medical condition. it became a global punch line. >> an australian radio station has managed to trick the hospital. >> reporter: the whole
to the backlash across the globe over that prank call to the london hospital wh kate middleton was staying fell for the prank, patching the tonight, we're learning more about the nurse and the new face-off between the hospital and the radio station. did they break the law? jeffrey kofman in londo- j >> reporter: ingbal deejaystion , am of the prank, joined in the condemnation. the radio deejays may have thought this was an innocent hoax. no one is laughing now. >> maye. my granddaughter. >> oh, yes, hold on, ma'am. >> reporter: we now know that was the nurse, jacintha saldanha. she really believed it was the que t the health cambridge. the motho, appears to have f. the deejays have been taken off the air. their boss says they're deeply shocked. he refuses to condemn them or fire them. >> this is a tragic event that could not have been foreseen. we're deeply saddened by it. >> reporter: the two presenters are being vilified in an avalanche of anger on the internet. don't suppose that prank seems so funny now, does it? today, the chairman of king edward vii hospital sent a
days after kate middleton was released from the hospital, prince william made a splashy public appearance. last night. meanwhile, the family of the nurse who apparently took her life after being fooled by a radio prank is speaking out. jeffrey kofman is in london with the latest. good morning, jeffery. >> reporter: this is now a police investigation. a postmortem examination is to be held this week. an inquest begins tomorrow. while the duke and duchess of cambridge struggle to balance the excitement of being new parents with the apparent suicide of the nurse. prince william went solo last night at a charity ball. his first public function since his wife's pregnancy was announced. the conversation he quipped about kate's illness, "i don't know why they call it morning sickness. they should call it all day and all night sickness." he did not talk about the tragic death and apparent suicide of the nurse who fell for the hoax call. but he and kate have issued a statement of sympathy for the family. saldanha came to england from india nine years ago with her husband and her two chi
deejays behind the prank call to kate middleton's hospital room is speaking out. the deejays have been pulled off the air, after one of the nurses who answered the call died, in an apparent suicide. but the station is refusing to fire those deejays. >>> and president obama has requested $60 billion in federal aid for states that were devastated by superstorm sandy. it may not pass in congress until next year because of the fiscal cliff situation. >>> and some electronic device bans could be lifted. in a letter to the faa, the agency called for greater use of portable devices on planes. i thought they affected navigation systems. but maybe that's not true. >>> and finally, a fish tale with a picture to prove it. a fisherman caught what is believed to be the biggest yellow fin tuna ever. landed on rod and reel, that is. 459 pounds. he fought the fish for two hours. the previous record, dan harris was reminded me, was 427 pounds this year. >> i take this very seriously, ron. >> a walking encyclopedia. >> he likes his sushi. >>> time for the weather and ginger zee. >> good morning, everybo
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